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21 05, 2010

Women of Distinction – The Post and Courier

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On May 10 at the S.C. Aquarium, the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina honored 10 Women of Distinction chosen for having demonstrated achievement in their fields of endeavor, making contributions affecting their communities and acting as positive role models for today’s young women. The honorees were Pamela Niesslein, associate dean and associate vice president

21 05, 2010

Study: Boeing will mean billions to S.C. economy – AP

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College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner, who reviewed the study at the request of The Associated Press, said the methodology is solid and the projections reasonable. The one caveat, he said, is that economic projections are tougher now than they were almost two decades ago when BMW located its plant in upstate South Carolina. “If

20 05, 2010

Here are 17 things to see and do, without charge, the next time you’re in Charleston – The State

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1. The College of Charleston, established in 1770, is a major university whose more than 12,000 students attend classes at the downtown campus, in the George Street area. Take a 75-minute walking tour of campus with a student tour guide. You'll learn about life there, as well as the history behind some of the buildings

20 05, 2010

Cougars’ arena name undecided –The Post and Courier

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It remains to be seen whether or not the College of Charleston's Carolina First Arena will retain its current name following the announcement that financially troubled Carolina First Bank is being acquired by a Canadian financial group. "It's just too early to know," College of Charleston director of athletics Joe Hull said Tuesday. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/may/19/cougars-arena-name-undecided/  

17 05, 2010

Sarah Palin, Nikki Haley hold joint rally at State House – WCSC

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"This really could be a game changer for her," said Brian McGee, communications professor at the College of Charleston. "I'm not sure endorsements matter that much anymore, especially in a primary, especially someone from so far away even if it is Sarah Palin," said David Mann, who has been teaching state politics for more than

17 05, 2010

Palin backs Haley in S.C. visit – The State

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Haley and Palin draw support from the same types of voters, said College of Charleston political scientist Jeri Cabot, so the question is whether Palin's endorsement expands Haley's support. Haley has trailed the other GOP candidates in fundraising. Public polls, done within the last two months, have shown her in fourth place. "She is notorious

17 05, 2010

Other GOP candidates lash out at each other – The State

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Jeri Cabot, a political scientist with the College of Charleston, said the other GOP gubernatorial campaigns do not want to criticize someone with Palin's national profile. "They don't really want to attack her," Cabot said. "Palin is her own game right now. She's calling her own shots." http://www.thestate.com/2010/05/15/1287547/other-gop-candidates-lash-out.html#ixzz0oCMGhnda

17 05, 2010

Private lives, public obsession? – The State

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"The line's been blown up," said Jeri Cabot, an assistant professor of media, government and politics at the College of Charleston. The College of Charleston's Cabot said she is not among those who think politicians can run for public office and then shield themselves from scrutiny and interest. "You are asking voters to trust you

17 05, 2010

Italy’s WWII sites focus of researcher’s guide – The Post and Courier

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A frequent visitor to Italy, Anne Saunders was struck by the fact that of all the travel guides available to prospective tourists, rarely could anything be found on sites commemorating World War II. "As it turned out, there wasn't one at all," says Saunders, a research associate with the Department of Classics at the College

17 05, 2010

Top profs – The Post and Courier

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Three South Carolina tourism experts earned the Journal of Travel Research's 2009 Best Article Award. College of Charleston assistant professors Bing Pan and Wayne Smith co-authored with University of South Carolina assistant professor Robert Li the paper about the effect of online information searches on image development. The team will receive a Travel and Tourism